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NC House Agrees To Tweak Taxes For Panthers’ Home

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House members agreed Wednesday the city of Charlotte can spread around local hotel and prepared food and beverage tax revenues to pay for upgrades sought by the Carolina Panthers […]

CBS Charlotte–03/28/2013

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Letters Raise Concerns On Charlotte Airport Shift

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state agency is raising concerns about an effort by Republican senators to shift control of North Carolina’s largest airport from Charlotte. The State Treasurer’s Office wrote a senator that legislation […]

CBS Charlotte–03/26/2013

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Monthly Charity Spotlight: The Chronic Illness Relief Fund

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — The city of Charlotte is home to many great charities. While the big-named charities are well-known and attract a lot of media attention, there are a plethora of smaller charities […]

CBS Charlotte–03/01/2013

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Charlotte Business Leaders Back Panthers Stadium

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte business leaders are backing plans to improve the Carolina Panthers stadium. The Panthers are asking for $144 million from the city of Charlotte and $62 million from the state of […]

CBS Charlotte–02/26/2013

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2 Charlotte Firefighters Hurt In Blaze

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP/CBS Charlotte) — Two Charlotte firefighters have been hurt while fighting a fire at an apartment complex. Firefighters were called to the Tyvola Centre apartments shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday. Capt. Rob Brisley […]

CBS Charlotte–02/25/2013

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NC Meeting Looks At Charlotte’s Global Trade Role

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The deputy U.S. labor secretary and Germany’s ambassador to the U.S. are among the notables discussing how changing global trade routes will affect the Charlotte region. The meeting on how the […]

CBS Charlotte–02/21/2013

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Belk Giving UNC Charlotte $5 Million

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte department store owner Belk Inc. is giving the University of North Carolina Charlotte $5 million over the next five years to boost the school’s business program. The money announced Tuesday […]

CBS Charlotte–02/13/2013

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McCrory, Foxx Disagree On Streetcar Funding

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS/Charlotte) — Former Charlotte mayor Pat McCrory has voiced his disapproval over a proposal that would use property taxes to fund the controversial streetcar project.  McCrory, now the Gov. of North Carolina, sent […]

CBS Charlotte–02/01/2013

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Man Arrested In Charlotte On Dog Fighting Charges

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte police have arrested a man on dog fighting charges and rescued 14 pit bulldogs. Police say they discovered what appears to have been a dog-fighting operation when they conducted a […]

CBS Charlotte–01/30/2013

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Unseasonably Warm Air Spreads Across NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP/CBS Charlotte) — Record warmth for this time of year spread across southern North Carolina this past weekend. The National Weather Service says Charlotte tied its record high of 75 degrees Sunday, last […]

CBS Charlotte–01/14/2013